Advanced, finite element
multiphysics simulation environment
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Key DEVICE applications include:

  • Semiconductor devices
  • Optoelectronics
  • Photovoltaic devices
  • Metamaterials
  • Thermal tuning/switching
  • Plasmonics
Solvers Available:
Integrated design environment, charge transport solver Integrated design environment, heat transfer solver
Integrated design environment, optical solver
Design Environment
  • Build 1D, 2D, or 3D models
  • Import from STL, GDSII, STEP
  • Parameterizable simulation objects
  • Geometry-linked sources and monitors
  • Domain partitioned solids
DEVICE CAD Environment
Adaptive Finite-Element Mesh
  • Represent arbitrary geometries efficiently
  • Automatic refinement based on geometry, materials, doping, and optical or heat generations
Adaptive Mesh
Optical modeling (DEVICE DGTD)
  • Discontinuous Galerkin Time Domain
  • Object-conformal meshing free of staircasing
  • Higher polynomial orders
  • Gaussian vector beams
  • Far-field and grating projections
  • Bloch boundary conditions
  • Requires DEVICE DGTD license

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Heat transfer modeling (DEVICE HT)
  • Steady state and transient
  • Heat transport
  • Electrical conductive transport
  • Requires DEVICE HT license
DEVICE Heat Transfer
Charge Transport modeling (DEVICE CT)
  • Drift-diffusion solver
  • DC and transient response
  • Isothermal and non-isothermal temperature dependence
  • Heterojunction components
  • Small-signal AC analysis
  • Avalanche photodiode modeling
  • Requires DEVICE CT license
DEVICE Charge Transport
Self-consistent CT/HT Modeling
  • Self-heating effects
  • High-current devices
  • Requires both DEVICE CT and DEVICE HT licenses
Interoperable with optical solvers
  • Perform multiphysics simulations
    • Photovoltaic (DEVICE CT / HT)
    • Electro-optic (DEVICE CT)
    • Opto-thermal (DEVICE HT)
DEVICE interoperability
Material Models
  • Comprehensive selection of material models
  • Adaptable to suit specific process or application
  • Flexible visual database
  • Multi-coefficient optical material models
DEVICE material models

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